“personal injuries”

Calls for Stricter SUV Standards to Prevent Car Accidents

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | September 12, 2022

A US Senator is calling on the federal administration to strengthen frontal visibility standards for SUVs in order to prevent the kind of auto accidents caused when drivers are unable to see child pedestrians walking in front of the SUV. This visibility issue has resulted in pedestrian accidents which, all too often, result in the […]

Million Dollar Settlement Reached in Medical Privacy Violation Case: Patient Privacy Pivotal for Personal Injury Plaintiffs

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | September 13, 2012

Often, when a person finds themselves on the injured end of a car wreck, plaintiff’ personal injury attorneys know that a significant part of the pre-litigation and/or settlement process is gaining access to the medical records of their clients. Medical records are important for several reasons. For one, they provide documentation of previous injuries, thereby […]

New Rule Requiring Rearview Cameras in All Passenger Vehicles May Help Prevent Automobile Accident Injuries

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | March 14, 2012

Personal injuries or wrongful deaths that are caused as a result of car accidents are always tragic, especially when they could have easily been avoided. Some of the most tragic incidents of automobile accidents are when they involve children. According to KidsAndCars.org, a nonprofit group that pushed the government to begin tracking such tragedies, on […]

Filthy Surgical Instruments may lead to Patient Infection, which may in turn lead to Medical Malpractice Suits against Hospitals.

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | February 22, 2012

In 2009, John Harrison, a then 63 year old oil industry sales manager in Mission, Texas, had surgery to repair the rotator cuff in his right shoulder, a routine procedure that usually requires at most a single night’s stay in the hospital, followed by physical therapy. For Harrison, however, there was nothing routine about the […]

“Self Help” Author Settles Three Wrongful Death Suits

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | December 14, 2011

When one takes the advice of another who claims to be offering advice, or help, the expected outcome is a positive one, not a tragedy. However, this the outcome was not a positive one for three individuals who participated in one of James Arthur Ray’s sweat lodges in 2009. For those three individuals, what was […]